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BADLANDS HOLIDAY POP-UP STORE & CLEARANCE SALE
Up to 75% off art and books. Only at our store.

24 Rutgers St (buzzer top of stairs)
New York, NY 10002

Fri - Sun (Dec 6 - 8), Noon to 7pm

Fri - Sun (Dec 13 - 15), Noon to 7pm


Books in an Expanded Field: The Story of Badlands Unlimited

Matthew Erickson at the Los Angeles Review of Books pens an insightful feature on Paul Chan and Badlands Unlimited. Erickson writes, "What’s perhaps most radical about Badlands Unlimited, though, is that Chan has decided to focus heavily on publishing ebooks, with paper books being somewhat secondary in the enterprise. While the notion of artist-as-publisher isn’t an entirely new concept, and the digital arts as we know them now are traceable to at least the 1960s, the idea of the artist-as-digital-publisher surely seems crass, if not sacrilegious, to many in the art world, where printed multiples and artist’s books can fetch absurdly high prices in a market that often favors the limited edition fetish object. The worlds of the ebook buyer and the art world spectator have not necessarily overlapped, until now." Read the rest on LARB.